• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 500g mutton, cubed
  • 120g onions, shredded
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 4 tbsp oil (extra)
  • 100ml plain yoghurt
  • 200-240ml water
  • (A)
  • 25g ginger, chopped
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 3cm cinnamon stick
  • 2 stalks curry leaves
  • (B)- mix with enough water into a paste
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1½ tbsp meat curry powder
  • (C)
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar


  1. Heat ¼ cup oil in a wok and sweat the onions until soft. Dish out and put aside.
  2. In the remaining oil, fry mutton until the meat turns pale. Add half cup water and bring to a simmering boil. Cover and reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until meat is slightly tender.
  3. Combine the soft onions with the mutton.
  4. Heat the extra 4 tbsp of oil and sauté ingredients (A) until fragrant. Add ingredients (B). Continue to fry until oil rises.
  5. Pour the cooked mutton mixture into the pot of spice ingredients. Stir to combine.
  6. Pour in remaining water and bring to a boil. Add yoghurt and reduce the heat. Simmer over a gentle low heat until meat is tender and the sauce is fairly thick.

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